Department of Speech, Language and Swallowing Disorders Massachusetts General Hospital

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Contact Information

Massachusetts General Hospital
Contact: Carmen Vega-Barachowitz, Director
Email Address: cvegabarachowitz@partners.org
Phone: 617-726-2763
Fax: 781-724-0771

275 Cambridge Street 3rd Floor Boston, MA 02114
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Department of Speech, Language and Swallowing Disorders

Narrative

Average wait time: 1-2-3 months - For MBS and Feeding Infant swallowing evaluations average wait time is 1 week. Provides comprehensive evaluation for individuals of all ages who exhibit speech, language, voice,  hearing or swallowing disorders. Offers stroke treatment, pediatric feeding assessments, and VPI & MBS studies. Average wait time: 2-3 months. Access attributes also include public transportation, free transportation, elevators, interpreters in multi-language.

 

Service Types

  • Family Support
  • Inpatient
  • Outpatient
  • Speech Therapy

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Health
  • Aetna Health Insurance Company
  • Aetna Life Insurance Company
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MA
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MA HMO Blue
  • ConnectiCare of Massachusetts
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Insurance Company
  • Health New England
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Tufts Associated Health Maintenance Organization
  • Tufts Insurance Company
  • UniCare Life and Health Insurance Company
  • United Healthcare of New England

Program Type

  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Personal Care

Populations Served

  • AIDS/HIV
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Aphasia
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Ataxia
  • Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyper Activity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavior Disorder
  • Birth Defects
  • Brain/Head Injury
  • Burns
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cleft Lip & Palate
  • Deaf
  • Developmental Delay Birth to 3
  • Developmental Disability
  • Dual Diagnosis - ID/MI
  • Eating Disorders
  • Elderly Person with disabilities
  • Hard of Hearing
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Language Impairment
  • Laryngectomy
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Leukemia
  • Lupus Erythematous
  • Lyme Disease
  • Mental Illness
  • Multiple Disability
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Speech Impairment
  • Stroke
  • Tourette Syndrome

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • Chinese-Mandarin
  • Hebrew
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Elevators
  • Medical Needs
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Accredited By: American Speech, Language & Hearing Association
  • Fees: MassHealth, Medicare, Private Insurance, Personal Funds
  • Licensed By: JCAHO,OSHA